Law Enforcement Services

Request a Public Safety Presentation

Washington County provides community presentations on a variety of crime prevention and general public safety issues. Topics include but are not limited to child safety seats, ID Theft, internet fraud, neighborhood watch, elder fraud, water craft safety, and personal safety. In addition, we provide deputies to speak with youth groups, and conduct tours of our facility. If you are interested in scheduling a public safety presentation for your organization or group please complete the public safety presentation request form.

Vacation Home Checks

If you are leaving your home for a vacation or other extended period of time and would like us to check on your premises, completed a vacation check request form. If you are a resident of Bayport, Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Grey Cloud Island Township, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, or Woodbury, please contact your local municipal police department for this service. 

Speed Trailer Requests

If you have a concern about vehicle speed in your neighborhood, we can deploy a mobile speed detection device to your area of concern, complete a speed trailer request form. If you are a resident of Bayport, Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Grey Cloud Island Township, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, or Woodbury, please contact your local municipal police department for this service.  

Neighborhood Watch

For information on starting a Neighborhood Watch, visit the National Neighborhood Watch website. If you wish to speak with a deputy for additional guidance in setting up a Neighborhood Watch program, please fill out a Neighborhood Watch information request form. If you are a resident of Bayport, Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Grey Cloud Island Township, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, or Woodbury, please contact your local municipal police department for this service.  

Home or Business Survey Request

To request a member of the Sheriff's Office to conduct an on-site survey of your home or business to increase in crime prevention efforts, please complete the survey request form. If you are a resident of Bayport, Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Grey Cloud Island Township, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, or Woodbury, please contact your local municipal police department for this service.  

Business Keyholder Information

Local law enforcement and other emergency personnel maintain Washington County business information, including business name, address, phone numbers, and current keyholders. We periodically update the key holder roster to make sure we have up-to-date information, including alarm system information, in case of an emergency. Please update your status by completing the keyholder information form whenever a change is made. If you are a resident of Bayport, Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Grey Cloud Island Township, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, or Woodbury, please contact your local municipal police department for this service.  

Ride Along Request

If you are currently enrolled in a law enforcement or criminal justice program and wish to request a ride along, please complete this form. Individuals must be over the age of 18 and clear a criminal background check. 

For more information on crime prevention, community engagement, and other citizen services, visit our Patrol Division page. To file a report or for other immediate police response, please call 911.